ORIGINATOR: Ferdinand Cayeux
CLASS: Tall Bearded
BLOOM SEASON: Mid to Late
DESCRIPTION: Silvery white ground plicata, stitched in rosy heliotrope.
PARENTAGE: Fakir X Ferdinand Denis
AWARDS: French Dykes Medal 1934, AM'39 (US)
INTERSTING INFO: From the 1939 Cayeux Iris Catalog: A splendid plicata. S. soft lovely rosy heliotrope on translucent silvery white ground, the colour intensifying gradually to the margins. F. exquisitely sanded and veined at the margins of same deeper tone as standards extending gradually from the lighter center. Throat striated pale maroon lilac. Distinct new coloring. Height 3 feet. Certificate of Merit of the SOCIETE NATIONALE D'HORTICULTRE DE FRANCE and W.R. DYKES Memorial Medal for the finest new Iris of the year. (May 1934)